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A Scandinavian-Inspired Kitchen with Hints of Japan

Not too long ago, on a quick business-ey type trip to Toronto, I made a side pilgrimage to Mjölk (one of our favorite shops ever at Remodelista). …

The Darkest Material on the Planet Absorbs 99.96% of Light that Touches it; How Would You Use It?

The possibilities for photography are endless. That’s the thought that crossed our minds earlier today when we stumbled across Vantablack, the new …

California: Rock Climb Lassen Volcanic National Park

<b>Scale exquisite, vertical rock in a wilderness setting.</b><p><b>What Is It?</b> Lassen Volcanic National Park features a giant volcanic dome, hot springs, and a variety of secluded, high-country cliffs and outcrops that provide excellent climbing for all levels. Spend the weekend scaling cracks, arêtes, and …

It is Zaha Hadid's duty to look at human rights issues

If Zaha Hadid thinks it's not her duty to look at human rights issues and the deaths of building workers (Wave of protest, 1 July), she has not read the architects' code of conduct very carefully. The Architects Registration Board's standard 5 requires architects to consider the wider impact of …

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Art Students Transform an Electrical Tower into a Stained Glass Lighthouse | Colossal

<p>Back in 2010, a trio of art students from Klasse Löbbert in Germany took it upon themselves to transform a boring electrical tower into a …

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Ahoy, Matey! Enjoy a Nautical Theme -- Without Being Trapped on an Overcrowded Cruise Ship

While a nautical theme can make for fun hotel decor all year round, we can't help but enjoy it a little more in the summer when the timing feels particularly fitting. After all, during warmer months we love the idea of being out on the open seas, wind in our hair... until we think about how crowded …

Fly South for Winter: Skiing in New Zealand & Australia

Summer skiing in North America exists, but the options are few and far between. Take a trip below the Equator, however, and you'll find something different... the seasons are flipped.<p>South America may be the best-known Southern Hemisphere skiing spot, but New Zealand and Australia also make worthy …

50 Best Summer Weekend Adventures: Alabama – Ride the Chief Ladiga Trail

Great adventures are all around us—and summer is the ideal time to seek them. To give you some ideas and inspiration, every weekday we will be sharing a different U.S. summer weekend adventure, state-by-state from A to Z. We invite you to share your favorite summer weekend adventures in the …

50 Places In Europe You Need To Visit In Your Lifetime

We've come up with the ultimate bucket list of travel destinations in Europe.<p>From biking along the canals of Amsterdam to tasting Chianti in Italy's Tuscany region, here are 50 things you need to do in Europe in your lifetime.

9 Summer Survival Tools When You Have a Chronic Illness

It's summertime! And it seems everyone must be playing beach volleyball or experiencing their perfect vacation. It is easy for the chronically ill person to feel left out. Those of us with illness aren't supposed to be in the sun, we can't always have that sip of wine, and traveling can seem …

Are Women's-Only Hotel Floors Anti-Feminist?

Beyonce isn't the only one with a message for all the single ladies out there -- a growing number of hotels, in an effort to target single female travelers, are offering women's-only rooms and floors. These range all the way from shared hostel accommodations to entire floors of upscale business …

Best of America: 9 Reasons to Love the Pacific Northwest

<b>By Helen Anne Travis</b><p>The upper left hand corner of the United States is a magical place.<p>Here, backyards butt up against ancient forests, waterfalls, and glacier-capped volcanoes. Bald eagles circle over organic coffee shops, and coastal residents text each other when a whale pod swims through the …

Belize Proves "Good Things Come In Small Packages"

The ex-British colony, lodged between big brother Mexico to the north, the jungles of Guatemala to the south and west, and nestled on the world's second largest barrier reef to the east, offers a wide range of exploration to satisfy all travelers. Belize may pack in more flora, fauna and diverse …

Aspen Cracks Down on Peer-to-Peer Rentals After Calculating Tax Loss

Aspen officials once estimated they were losing $100,000 a year in tax revenue to independent rental websites like Airbnb.<p>Now the city says it’s …

Hang Out With Brazilian Soccer Players At This Lush Hotel Outside Rio

During the World Cup, the soccer players are sleeping at their training camp in Granja Comary on the edge of Serra dos Orgaos National Park, which is about 45 minutes from this Petrópolis hotel.<p>The Atelier Molinaro has stunning views of the surrounding mountains and is incredibly cozy with just 21 …

The JT Insider Food Guide: Singapore

<b>We talk to local food writer Chin Hui Wen to get her opinion on the city-state's best culinary offerings and where's best to eat across the island.</b><p><i>Image by Freshly Diced</i><p><b>Three to Try</b><p><b>Bak kut teh:</b> 'Pork rib soup - there are also versions with different kinds of offal like intestines and liver - made …

11 of the World's Most Fantastic Opera Houses That Are Worth a Visit (PHOTOS)

Whether you're an opera fan, an avid admirer of historical architecture, or just someone who appreciates beauty, there are few buildings more lovely than the opera houses found all over the world. Sure, many are incredibly well-known (like the Teatro alla Scala in Milan and the Sydney Opera House …

Island Hopping in Boston Harbor

Eight miles from downtown Boston, I stop in my tracks before a water-stained, dilapidated wall cowering below the growth of a thick full forest. In a corner of the wall, I spot an eerie opening fixed open by a rusted-shut doorway. Alone, I look in and see tunnels splitting into three directions, …

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See photos and get wallpaper of Brazil (including Rio de Janeiro, Carnaval, the Pantanal, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

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Kingdom Tower: How will the elevators work? - CNN.com

It is expected that construction of the tower will require 5.7 million square feet of concrete and 80,000 tons of steel.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Step inside the Kingdom Tower<p>Step inside the Kingdom Tower<p>Step inside the Kingdom Tower<p>Step inside the Kingdom Tower<p>Step inside the Kingdom Tower<p>Step inside the …

The Expats: Gringolandia

Photo by David Adam Kess.<p>Like a cheap souvenir bestowed upon an unlucky relative, <i>Gringolandia</i>, an affectionate title for Ecuador’s largest tourist …

The 11 Most Endangered Historic Places In The U.S.

Most of us are aware that animals can be endangered along with our planet's resources, but how often do we think about the buildings and places around us?<p>Every year, the National Trust for Historic Preservation releases a list of the most endangered historic places in the country. In an effort to …

9 Adult Summer Camps Where You Can Shoot Guns, Play Guitar, And Learn How To Kidnap Somebody

By: Sophie-Claire Hoeller<p><i>Credit: Camp Wandawega</i><p>Ah, Summer camp: that first whiff of freedom, that first graze of a girl's boob, that first Bill Murray motivational speech to get you totally pumped up to take on North Star in the hot dog eating contest. It was a glorious time of zany hijinks and …